Mamoru Hosoda’s ” Ryu to Soba Kasumi no Hime ” (main story uncut) will be broadcast for the first time on July 8th on the Nippon Television network “Friday Road Show.” On the same day of the previous week, “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006) ” (main story uncut) was broadcast, and Hosoda’s works have been lined up for two consecutive weeks.
The first night is “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time,” which made the name of director Hosoda is known to the world. Suddenly one day, Makoto, a high school girl who has acquired the ability of timely timelessness, begins to use her power for everyday life’s trivial dissatisfaction and desires, but eventually, her life is irreplaceable. Find out the meaning of no time. Riisa Naka was in charge of Makoto’s voice. This work, which started with only six theaters released, became a hot topic and became a long run, and won the 30th Japan Academy Prize for Best Animation Work. In addition, he won a special award in the feature film category at the 31st Annecy International Animation Film Festival and was highly evaluated both at home and abroad.
“The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006) ” Synopsis
Makoto, a second-year high school student, plays baseball and karaoke after school with Chiaki, who has just transferred to a school in the spring, and two classmates, Kosuke, a doctor’s son, and talented talent. An ordinary girl who plays baseball. One day, Makoto, who gained the ability to jump over space-time, follows her little desires without deep thought, and she goes back and forth between the past and the present.
Voice appearances: Riisa Naka (Makoto Konno), Takuya Ishida (Chiaki Mamiya), Mitsutaka Itakura (Kousuke Tsuda), Mitsuki Tanimura (Kaho Fujitani), Sachie Hara (Kazuko Yoshiyama)
On the second night, ” Dragon and Belle Princess ” recorded a big hit of 6.6 billion yen, which was the third-largest domestic box office revenue in 2021. Set in the Internet world drawn in ” Summer Wars, “the heroine is a teenage female high school student since “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006) “. The main character, Tin, who was hurt by the death of her mother, finds an important existence in the virtual world “U” on the Internet, where 5 billion people gather, which is called “another reality,” and grows up. .. The two worlds of reality and virtual space are depicted on an overwhelming scale that fuses animation and music. The biggest hit in the history of director Hosoda’s work was selected for the official selection “Cannes Premiere” at the 74th Cannes International Film Festival. The theme song “U” (millennium parade x Belle) sung by Kaho Nakamura, who played Tin / Bell, also gained popularity.
Synopsis of “Princess of Dragons and Belle” 17-year-old Tin, who lives in a rural town in Kochi, where nature is abundant, lost his mother in an accident at an early age and lived with his father. She loved singing with her mother more than anything else, and her death prevented her from singing. One day, her best friend invited her to join the virtual world “U” when her only livelihood was to write songs. She creates her own alter ego called “As” and can live a completely different life. She can sing naturally in the form of “As,” which she named “Bell,” and she became a popular diva worldwide. And on the day of the concert, a mysterious existence called a “dragon” appears in front of her bell.
Voice appearances: Kaho Nakamura (Rin Naito / Bell), Ryo Narita (Shinobu Hisatake), Shota Sometani (Shinjiro Chikami), Tina Tamashiro (Ruka Watanabe), Lilas Ikuta (Hiroka Ikuta ) , Koji Yakusho (role of Tin’s father), Takeru Sato (role of Ryu)
Director Hosoda said, “I’m glad to hear that” Ryu to Soba Kasumi no Hime “will be broadcast for the first time on Friday at the roadshow, and I’m glad that many people can see it.” Ryu to Soba Kasumi no Hime “is on the Internet. It’s a modern ” Beauty and the Beast ” set on the stage. There is action, suspense, a love story, and finally, a story of a girl who works hard to help the person who should be saved. Please enjoy yourself. “
“The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006) ” (main story uncut) is on July 1st, and” Ryu to Soba Kasumi no Hime ” (terrestrial first broadcast, main story uncut) is on the same day, 9 pm at “Friday Road Show” Broadcast from.